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Monday, May 13, 2019 at 06:47 PM EDT

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

Mayor Bill de Blasio scheduled a rally Monday morning at President Donald Trump’s doorsteps — right in the lobby of Trump Tower — to promote the city's Green New Deal which aims to make the city carbon-neutral...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 02:35 PM EDT

End of Net Metering Leaves Future of Solar in Connecticut Unclear

End of Net Metering Leaves Future of Solar in Connecticut Unclear

Connecticut’s residential and commercial solar industry has seen significant development in the past decade.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 01:08 PM EDT

UN: Plastic Waste Pact Approved With US Among Few Holdouts

UN: Plastic Waste Pact Approved With US Among Few Holdouts

Almost every country in the world has agreed on a legally binding framework for reducing polluting plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception, United Nations environmental officials said...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 06:25 PM EDT

Gina McCarthy, Former EPA Administrator, Talks Climate Change in Connecticut

Gina McCarthy, Former EPA Administrator, Talks Climate Change in Connecticut

Gina McCarthy, a former EPA administrator and former head of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, talks about climate change in Connecticut and how the state is working to adapt....

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 03:46 PM EDT

Solar for All? Removing Financial Obstacles to Green Energy

Solar for All? Removing Financial Obstacles to Green Energy

Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Illinois and more than a dozen other states are investing in programs to make clean energy available to low- and moderate-income households and to give jobs to people like...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 03:54 PM EDT

Rising Sea Levels Could Cause Flooding Problems Inland

Rising Sea Levels Could Cause Flooding Problems Inland

Some of the leading scientists in the country say that sea levels are rising due to climate change. While Connecticut is no stranger to big storms like Irene and Sandy, the experts agree that the warming...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT

Warming Oceans Changing the Game for Connecticut Fishermen

Warming Oceans Changing the Game for Connecticut Fishermen

Our beautiful Connecticut coastline is at the forefront of climate change, warming four times faster than the global ocean. And while the gradually increasing water temperature may not be noticeable to...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 03:57 PM EDT

Hydroponics Could Offer Solution for Climate Change Effects on Farming

Hydroponics Could Offer Solution for Climate Change Effects on Farming

Connecticut farmers are seeing the effects of climate change and considering ways to adapt to a warmer climate.

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11:38 PM EDT

Connecticut Looking to Offshore Wind to Power Homes

Connecticut Looking to Offshore Wind to Power Homes

The power we use every day in Connecticut is generated almost entirely from natural gas and the Millstone Nuclear Plant in Waterford. But soon there will be a new source of renewable, clean energy powering homes...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:10 AM EDT

Why the Globe's Biodiversity Crisis Is Such a Big Deal

Why the Globe's Biodiversity Crisis Is Such a Big Deal

You may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe's biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in numerous unseen or unrecognized ways, scientists say. A massive United Nations...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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